Qualifying MBE's must meet the guidelines set forth by the Minority Business Development Agency's (MBDA) minority standards which include, but not limited to the following: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Aleuts, Asian Pacific Americans, Asians Indians, Eskimos & Hasidic Jews.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency.
Locally operated by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Here at the MBDA Center in Phoenix, we are dedicated to you and all your different business growth needs. We've been around for over 15 years and we've won several awards for the best MBDA Business Center in the nation. But, our most important win is making you a happy and growing client.
We assist Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) clients with achieving higher levels of growth and competitiveness. While we serve all MBEs, target clients are (1) firms with annual revenues of over $1,000,000; (2) firms involved in high-growth industries (e.g., green technology, clean energy, health care, IT, infrastructure and broadband technology, among others); or (3) firms with rapid growth potential.
The Center's goal is to create a generation of minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) generating $100 million in annual revenues focusing on maximizing job creation and global competitiveness. The success of MBEs is anticipated to have a significant impact on employment and the tax base in their communities, and positive economic impact throughout the nation.
Our mission is to foster the growth, expansion, & competitiveness of minority business enterprises (MBEs) by assuring access to credit, capital, markets, and consultation (Business & Professional) collateral, and other resources.